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    -Aurora County (town not specified)

    -White Lake




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Ralph Meier Missing - newspaper article


World War I Casualties

World War II Casualties

World War II Enlistments of Aurora County Residents

Military News



from scrapbook, no publication or date
probably Daily Republic, Mitchell, South Dakota
Contributed by Jeanne Jessie

Pfc Ralph W. Meier, husband of Mrs. Avis N. Meier, 401 South Duff street, is missing in action, according to a United Press story Friday.
Pfc Meier was reported missing in action that occurred Dec. 30, 1951, his wife said she had been informed by the Defense Department. Mrs. Meier received the telegram notifying her that her husband was missing Jan. 5. She received the same day a letter from her husband that had been written Dec. 29, she said.
Pfc. Meier entered the Army Nov. 16, 1950, and left Sept. 10, 1951, for Korea.
He is from White Lake and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meier.

World War II Casualties

AURORA County        
Surname Given Name Serial No Rank Status
ASZMUS Richard L 17025577 CPL DNB
BAKEWELL Samuel P 01310671 2 LT KIA
CAMPBELL James B 06563689 PFC KIA
DE MINT Joseph R 37141323 S SG KIA
DOERING William A 37078076 TEC 5 KIA
GIBBONS Clayton C 19020349 PVT DNB
SETHNE Orville J 37600485 PFC KIA
WOODS Lyle C 17037513 T SG FOD

Submitted by Tammy Clark


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